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Wow: New Hidden Features in iMovie ’09 8.0.3

[I just posted the following article at TidBITS.] iMovie ’09 8.0.3 Adds New Hidden Features Apple released iMovie ’09 8.0.3 this week, a seemingly minor update that “addresses general compatibility issues, improved overall stability and fixes a number of other minor issues.” However, I’ve discovered that this small iteration turns out to have two new ...

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Download the iDVD portion of my book for FREE!

Click here to download the PDF (6.2 MB). When Apple revealed iMovie ’09 at Macworld Expo this year, I was thrilled to see so many new features compared to iMovie ’08. (You can read my Macworld review of iMovie ’09 here.) But that also created a problem: my publisher needed the book to stay within ...

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Download the iDVD portion of my book for FREE!

Click here to download the PDF (6.2 MB). When Apple revealed iMovie ’09 at Macworld Expo this year, I was thrilled to see so many new features compared to iMovie ’08. (You can read my Macworld review of iMovie ’09 here.) But that also created a problem: my publisher needed the book to stay within ...

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It’s a Book! First Author Copy of iMovie ’09 VQS

I received the first copy of the book, iMovie ’09 & iDVD: Visual QuickStart Guide via FedEx today, and it looks great. I think the print quality is a bit higher than the last edition (which was pretty darn good), making the full-color figures and photos really pop. The book should start to appear on ...

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iMovie ’09 VQS Off to the Publisher!

Earlier this week, I sent the final version of my iMovie book to Peachpit Press, which is a tremendous relief. I’m very proud of this title, not only because iMovie ’09 is a big improvement over iMovie ’08, but because I’ve crammed so much new material into the book. I’ll be posting more details soon ...

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My Photoshop Elements 7 Book On Sale

I just received word from Peachpit that my Photoshop Elements 7 for Windows: Visual QuickStart Guide is part of a new VQS promotion that Barnes & Noble is running this month. It’s available for 30 percent off ($20.99) in physical bookstores (look for a “stepladder” display), or $18.89 online if you’re a Barnes & Noble ...

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Off Topic: My Photoshop Elements 7 Book On Sale

I just received word from Peachpit that my Photoshop Elements 7 for Windows: Visual QuickStart Guide is part of a new VQS promotion that Barnes & Noble is running this month. It’s available for 30 percent off ($20.99) in physical bookstores (look for a “stepladder” display), or $18.89 online if you’re a Barnes & Noble ...

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Metaphor for My Brain

Walking home from the bus stop tonight, I came up with a metaphor for my brain. You see, I’m often frustrated by the way I work. I spend an inordinate amount of time thinking and mulling, rewriting article leads, figuring out in what order things should appear, trying to determine which things are more important ...